Cooking Class: Traditional French Onion Soup with Andres Medrano

Cooking Class: Traditional French Onion Soup with Andres Medrano


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As the weather cools, the craving for a traditional French onion soup resurfaces. This dish is so simple, but so good, especially if you use a rich and flavourful home-made stock, fresh thyme sprigs, the sweetest of slow-cooked onions, a thick piece of crusty bread, and good-quality nutty Comté cheese. This simple soup is made of humble ingredients, but we will learn the one critical step that separates a mouth-watering French onion soup from a watery, flavorless one.

We will cover the basics of making stock at home from scratch, perfect caramelized onions, and crispy baguette croutons. We will also delve into the history of the cheese used in this recipe and talk about how to pair wines with this traditional French dish.

We're not giving away our secret recipe* just yet, but here are the items that you will need for the cooking class:

  • Onions
  • Unsalted butter
  • Chicken, beef, or vegetable stock
  • White wine
  • Flour
  • Bouquet garni
  • Salt & pepper
  • Garlic
  • Baguette
  • Optional: champagne or white wine vinegar
  • ed by Andres Medrano, an expert on French cuisine, this interactive cooking class will introduce participants to this delicious French staple soup. Designed to inform culinary curiosity as well as future travels, budding chefs will come away with a well-crafted new recipe and an increased understanding of this delicious part of French culture.

    Andrés has spent more than 10 years in Paris honing his culinary skills and knowledge. Starting in 2008 at the famous FERRANDI, L'école de cuisine et hôtelière, he learned the hard way the fine art of pastry and cuisine, apprenticing in noted Michelin-starred restaurants. Inspired by French cuisine, he then had the opportunity to study alongside European champion chef Olivier Boudot to discover secrets of French bread-making at the international Cordon Bleu school. Discovering a more epicurean penchant, he then left to study for the globally recognized Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) level 3 qualification, the French Wine Scholar and the Champagne Master Level program with the highest honors at the French Scholar Guild. Now, armed with both the skills of a sommelier and culinary nous, he is bringing the disciplines together as a food and wine editor, leading bespoke, fun, relaxed, ‘under the skin of the city’ tours around Paris’s independent delicatessens & vintners. He co-founded his secret cellar cheese & wine experience www.wetasteparis.com. Join him in sharing his passion for the traditions, methods & history of arguably the finest cuisine and wine in the world.

    This conversation is suitable for all ages

    90 minutes, including a 30 minute Q&A.

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